Retailer JD Sports has been granted planning permission for the extension of its Rochdale based distribution centre at Kingsway Business Park. The total extension (including four internal mezzanine levels) will create an additional 630,000 sq ft of storage and distribution space at the site.
Walker Logistics has won a contract to manage the downstream UK supply chain for new lifestyle and sporting brand Hurlingham Polo 1875.
Online fashion retailer Boohoo.com has submitted plans to Burnley Borough Council for a new 163,000 sq ft Burnley distribution centre.
Companies must step up their game to eradicate all traces of forced labour, David Noble, group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said in response to claims by the BBC’s “Panorama” programme that child refugees in Turkey are making clothes for UK shops.
Missguided’s new purpose-built warehouse at Grand Central, Manchester, operated by XPO Logistics, has been officially opened.